Time is running out for the 2014 Form W-8BEN-E

Time is running out for the 2014 Form W-8BEN-E

Time is running out for the 2014 Form W-8BEN-E Back in April, the IRS issued a revised version of Form W-8BEN-E, which is used by non-US entities to report (among other things) their Identity and IRC Chapter 3 & 4 status to withholding agents. Regulations permit...
Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer

Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer

Some Basic Responsibilities for a Responsible Officer Being a QI and Responsible Officer is not just about signing a bit of paper and filing this away….it is an on-going and ever developing regime. The ever-developing nature of the IRC Chapter 3 (QI regime),...
FATCA in the Firing Line

FATCA in the Firing Line

FATCA in the Firing Line September has been a bad month for FATCA. Earlier this month, Representative Mark Meadows (Republican, North Carolina) introduced Bill: H.R. 5935 in The House of Representatives. Evocatively labelled “to repeal the violation of sovereign...
How and Why the GATCA Library Came To Be…

How and Why the GATCA Library Came To Be…

How and Why the GATCA Library Came To Be… The Why We at TConsult Ltd, first established the library as an internal function, a tool for us to use in house. The library began as a simple folder that was constructed in order for TConsult to have access to the vast...
Introducing GATCA

Introducing GATCA

Introducing GATCA In this episode I’ll be tracing the minutiae of the US Chapter 3 and Chapter 4 regulations through to their operational conclusion, discussing whether FATCA has the capability to identify the Panama Papers data in the absence of a leak, and...